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Production Support Associate - FX Trading Desk

Company: Phyton Talent Advisors
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Production Support Associate - FX Trading Desk
The position is for a support analyst with knowledge of the Foreign Exchange and Rates business in charge of Front office e-trading, trade capture, pricing, risk and market access technologies. Our main partners and clients are Traders, sales and e-business. The position will be working on various Front Office Forex (Cash and Option) trading applications. Support may include Fixed Income, Emerging products, Cash Rates, Derivatives and Credit. The Forex team develops and support software in an AGILE environment for price/inventory publication, inquiry management and straight through processing of electronic trades. Our software interacts with various external electronic trading systems and exchanges such as Bloomberg, FXAll, Fidessa, Gain Gtx, Currenex, FxConnect, Fast Match, TraderTools, Fx Inside and direct client connectivity. Candidates will be exposed to e-trading functions including streaming prices, trade STP, electronic trade execution, order management, and market depth aggregation. The candidate might also be exposed to advanced trading techniques such as intelligent auto-quoting and order routing, automatic hedging and automated trading strategies. Primary tasks include but are not limited to:_Provide timely resolution of functional and technical issues and report incidents to the appropriate chain of command. End users are Sales, Traders, Front and Middle Office in the FIC department._Troubleshoot functional issues in a complex financial environment, with various applications and architecture regionally and/or globally. Multi-tasking environment._Crisis Management with communication to end-user and senior management_Provide functional and technical expertise to produce and promote maintainable and quality solutions, which includes documenting system requirements and documentation of support run book._Communicate with users regarding application outages and upcoming events like release, project._Liaise with development/support teams in Bangalore, New York, Montreal, Paris and London. Competencies

  • Very strong knowledge on Forex (Cash and Options) and Interest Rates Derivatives (Swaps, Futures, Options, Forwards)
  • Good understanding in Risk calculation and derivatives Pricing
  • Know the current US financial regulation (Dodd Frank, FINRA, FATCA Reporting, etc)
  • Strong Knowledge of the financial industry and the standard process (Front office, Middle Offices Duties)
  • Know very well the Trade life cycle from negotiation to clearing and the different platforms involved (Bloomberg, FXAll, Fidessa, Gain Gtx, Currenex, FxConnect, Fast Match, TraderTools, Fx Inside Markiwire, Oasys )
  • Strong analytical skills, follow-up capability and problem solving ability. Technical skills
    • Competency in SQL and databases (Oracle, MicrosoftSqlServer, Sybase)
    • Knowledge on Client/Server application
    • Comfortable working on Windows/Unix environments
    • Competency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel)
    • Middleware experience (Tibco, RMDS, FIX)
    • Scheduling Tools: Autosys, Crontab
    • Network experience
    • Agile development methodologies and tools (Jira, Service Now, GIT)

Keywords: Phyton Talent Advisors, New York , Production Support Associate - FX Trading Desk, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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